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Thirsty Perch Grill

123 Main, South Haven, MI 49090-1483
+1 269-639-8000
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good31%
  • Average23%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible14%
Nov 6, 2016
“Great seafood and drinks. ”
Sep 7, 2016
“Just okay”
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American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
123 Main, South Haven, MI 49090-1483
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Reviewed June 13, 2014

We come to South Haven often and have tried The Thirsty Perch on 2 different occasions. Both times we sat down and waited for 20 minutes for a server to come to our table. The food was disappointing, my baked potato was reheated, probably from...More

1  Thank Jody F
Reviewed April 26, 2014

I ate there last week and had a special salmon dish that was not on the regular menu. I would have to say it was probably the best Salmon that I have had in a restaurant in a very long time. It was a bit...More

Thank Dori M
Reviewed March 5, 2014

Thirsty Perch food is average, and it's more expensive than other restaurants in South Haven which have better food. We've been there twice in the last 2 months and have not been impressed.

Thank JBMyers
Reviewed December 4, 2013

I had the pan-fried perch dinner with fries and cole slaw. My dinner companion had the pork chop with a cider glaze which looked like something Fred Flintstone would have (huge!) and we shared the whitefish and artichoke appetizer which came warm with good bread....More

Thank Kzoogal
Reviewed October 31, 2013

Had not visited for a few years: big changes. No more chalk board art with the on-tap beers, many attempts to make it upscale, but not quite hitting the mark. Menu options were not to our tastes: had always had trouble making decisions, this time...More

1  Thank Barry F
Reviewed October 13, 2013

The food tasted fresh and was prepared well, but the service was slow and inattentive. Long wait for our check at the end of the meal.

Thank Randy_G_FL
Reviewed October 6, 2013

Oyster bar was both entertaining and delicious. Oysters shucked while-you-watch. Most restaurants served sub-par Blue Points but Thirsty Perch serves three types of fresh oysters, inspected and shucked on the spot. Many less experienced oyster bars don't know how to check for bad ones and...More

1  Thank Dave_And_Dawn_143
Reviewed October 4, 2013

Very disappointed in the food offered. The restaurant had been recommended by our B&B innkeeper but would not return. The menu was a bit limited in choices. OK, if you are only interested in fish dinners but even then, I felt the menus were a...More

Thank xibmer1
Reviewed September 14, 2013 via mobile

Went in to sit at the bar one night and have a cocktail. Saw they had a "raw bar" they were offering to the 6 people in the place. First of all Im not gonna eat anything raw that had to travel by plane and...More

1  Thank Mamck27
Reviewed August 30, 2013

If you are having the Perch, get the pan fried perch NOT the beer battered perch, which tastes like batter, not perch. Good local beers available. Friendly service.

Thank PGmike
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June 20, 2015|
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Response from martenve | Reviewed this property |
Yes! They're delicious!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 Main, South Haven, MI 49090-1483
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Van Buren County  >  South Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 269-639-8000
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